Cheyne Lempe is Sick in the head. Salathe solo in 20hrs 6min

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micronut

Trad climber
Fresno/Clovis, ca
Topic Author's Original Post - Nov 7, 2013 - 07:06pm PT
This kid has something wrong with him. He just posted a "selfie" on Facebook from the top of The Salathe. Solo, in 20 hrs and 6 minutes. What are they feeding these kids these days? Well done Cheyne. Well done.

Cheyne Lempe rappin something sick in Pattagony a while back.
Cheyne Lempe rappin something sick in Pattagony a while back.
The Larry

climber
Moab, UT
Nov 7, 2013 - 07:11pm PT
Did he hump a load down for plaidman?
altieboo

Sport climber
Das Blase
Nov 7, 2013 - 07:19pm PT
The SICKNESS!!!!!
Sierra Ledge Rat

Mountain climber
Old and Broken Down in Appalachia
Nov 7, 2013 - 08:32pm PT
Someone asked recently if humans were still evolving.

Whaddya think?
rrider

climber
Mckinleyville, Ca
Nov 7, 2013 - 09:02pm PT
behaviorally yes
bhilden

Trad climber
Mountain View, CA/Boulder, CO
Nov 7, 2013 - 09:27pm PT
Too bad he couldn't go sub-20 hours. The kid definitely lacks motivation and drive.
thebravecowboy

Social climber
Colorado Plateau
Nov 7, 2013 - 11:58pm PT
jayzus
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:07am PT
There must be a digit lacking. I'll take mine out of my nose now.
nopantsben

climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 05:58am PT
good job buddy.

(actually: holy mother of god congrats thats f*#king awesome!!!!!!!!)
JohnnyG

climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 08:35am PT
well done!!!

My immediate reaction was "yeah, that's a pretty good time for modern climbing"

But then I remembered how long it takes me to climb that thing (multiple days)...then I remembered it's 35 pitches (that is quite a pace)...then it started to sink in that he had no partner (so he's going up and down and up and down, etc)...then it started to sink in...

HOLY SH!TBALLS that is fast!
John Mac

Trad climber
Littleton, CO
Nov 8, 2013 - 08:53am PT
Pretty amazing effort.
HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 08:57am PT
Damn impressive. The mix of free and aid climbing that this entails to do that quickly is a feat to be sure.
whitemeat

Big Wall climber
San Luis Obispo, CA
Nov 8, 2013 - 10:17am PT
go cheyne!
NA_Kid

Big Wall climber
The Bear State
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:01pm PT
Sweet! so cool, that dude is a crusher. Who is the only other person to solo it in a day?
Ottawa Doug

Social climber
Ottawa, Canada
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:08pm PT
Good effort Cheyne!
Impressive indeed.

Cheers,
Doug
mucci

Trad climber
The pitch of Bagalaar above you
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:22pm PT
Schneider, over 20 years ago.

Congrats Cheyne! Whoa!
RP3

Big Wall climber
Sonora
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:52pm PT
Well done bud!
msiddens

Trad climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 02:13pm PT
wow just awesome. Very inspiring
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Nov 8, 2013 - 02:25pm PT
Holy sh#t snacks!

altieboo

Sport climber
Das Blase
Nov 12, 2013 - 03:39pm PT
https://vimeo.com/79034685

Could'nt get the vimeo embed to work. The above link is Cheyne on the Salathe solo.
roadman

climber
Nov 12, 2013 - 03:46pm PT
"get fat"

Sweet!
rnevius

Trad climber
The Range of Light
Nov 12, 2013 - 04:05pm PT
Rad.
shipoopoi

Big Wall climber
oakland
Nov 19, 2013 - 02:07am PT
that's a heck of a job by cheyne. especially in november, when the days are so short, going dark by 7pm, and finishing the last 8 hours, when you are the most tired, by headlamp. not an easy record record to break, if i say so myself. ss

J Wells

Trad climber
Boulder, CO
Nov 19, 2013 - 08:22am PT
Nice work! Dang that is a burly route to solo.

I bet he was smiling the whole way too.

Training for something in Patagonia?
icegang

Big Wall climber
Seoul,Korea
Nov 20, 2013 - 06:53pm PT
Goooood Climbing...Cheyne...
wayne burleson

climber
Amherst, MA
Nov 20, 2013 - 07:07pm PT
Wow! Hard to fathom.
I remember when Shipoopi did it and not being able to grasp the tactics involved.
Why didnt Florine, Potter, Hubers, etc top this a while back

I wonder how familiar both he and Cheyne were with the route prior to the solo?
Gunkie

Trad climber
East Coast US
Nov 20, 2013 - 07:55pm PT
I like this kid. Great attitude.
John Butler

Social climber
SLC, Utah
Dec 2, 2013 - 01:38pm PT
FYI Salt Lurkers, Cheyne is showing his film at Mo tomorrow night...

https://www.facebook.com/events/625083587555524/?ref_dashboard_filter=calendar&source=1
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Dec 2, 2013 - 05:00pm PT

Isn't (wasn't) he an Eldo prancer too????
Peter Haan

Trad climber
Santa Cruz, CA
Dec 2, 2013 - 05:32pm PT
Stevie, too young to be an E. Prancer; had to be an E. Minion.
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